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The Weekend Off – News You Missed

Alaska Alaska Public Radio – Unusual Weather Prompts Concerns Over Early Fire Season Possibilities Alaska wildfire mangers are anticipating the possibility of an early season. This winter’s unusual weather is prompting concerns. Bloomberg – Alaska’s Hidden Billionaire Just south of the Elmendorf-Richardson military base in Anchorage, Alaska, there’s a seven-block mobile home park named Four Seasons, where rentals start at $1,300 a month. It’s one of at least 40 multifamily properties in the area, or about 12 percent of the city’s entire rental market, owned by Weidner Investment Services Inc. ADN – Denali’s squeaky-clean air best among all US national parks Fairbanks air…

Mobile Alabama: A Tar Sands Mecca in the Making – Julie Dermansky

Mobile Alabama: A Tar Sands Mecca in the Making (via Desmogblog) It took a while for the Alabama public to understand that their state is being transformed into a tar sands Mecca. Proposals for rail and pipeline transport and tar sands storage facilities were first presented in 2010, and by 2012, most were rubber…

Boots on the Ground – Tuscaloosa

Mudflatters will remember ‘Mrs. D’, also known fondly as the Chair of the Mudflats History Department. She has reported on various locations from around the globe, with a historical perspective and our mascot Brian the Moose in tow. This past weekend, she had booked a flight to Alabama for a family wedding. Little did she realize when she made travel plans what would await when she got there. ************************************** By Mrs. D I had always heard that if you want to see the indiscriminate wrath of mother nature, take a look at the destruction of a tornado. As we drove…